Thursday, September 22, 2005

New Orleans MP3-annotated musical history (BoingBoing)

The MP3 blog Aurgasm has posted an MP3-annotated musical history of New Orleans. Among the featured artists are NOLA natives The Dixie Cups, Lee Dorsey, and Sidney Bechet, whose 1932 rendition of Gershwin's Summertime (MP3 link ) is guaranteed to break your heart.
Link to post, which includes nearly a dozen music files, as well as a comprehensive set of links to Katrina-related MP3 roundups on other music blogs.